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Message from the EiC

Welcome to the December 2019 issue of VTS Mobile World – your IEEE Vehicular Technology Society newsletter. This is our last issue for the year, and also it will be my last issue as Editor-in-Chief.

After four enjoyable years, I am stepping down from my role as EiC of VTS Mobile World, and leaving it in the capable hands of our Associate EiC, Richard Yu. I am confident that he will deliver great issues to your mailbox going forward.

I hope in the past four years you have found VTS Mobile World to be a great source of information on Society activities and the greater world of vehicular technology. Our President will also have his final message for this year as he takes the role of Junior Past President of the Society.

As always, I am always available to hear your feedback; just send me a note at Happy holidays! Read more...

A Fond Farewell!
Alexander M. Wyglinski, IEEE VTS President

As the old saying goes, "All good things must come to an end." 

With my second and final one-year appointment as President of IEEE VTS rapidly coming to a close, I want to share with you my sincerest gratitude, as well as thoughts before stepping down from this post on 31 December 2019.

I will continue to serve on the Board of Governors as Junior Past President, to ensure a seamless transition to our next President—Abbas Jamalipour—and also to continue advancing the goals of IEEE VTS. Read more...

Nominate a Member for IEEE Fellow
Gerhard Bauch, VTS Fellow Evaluation Committee Co-chair

IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members with extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest.

The next deadline for submitting IEEE Fellow nominations is 1 March 2020. We invite you to consider nominating a member with extraordinary accomplishments. Read more...

VTS Elections 2019—Results
Javier Gozalvez, VTS Nominations Cmte Chair

The VTS Board of Governors consists of 15 voting members, along with other non-voting executive officers. Five of the voting membership are elected each year to serve for three years. Meet your Society officers for the term 2020–2022. Read more...

Chapter Report: Victoria, BC
Lin Cai, Jianping Pan and Peiyuan Guan

The IEEE Joint VTS/ComSoc Chapter in the Victoria Section hosted a students’ career panel titled “What’s Beyond the Island?” on 23 August 2019. The panel invited seven panelists from academic, industrial, and government research labs. Read more...

From the IEEE VTS Resource Center
Fundamentals of Connected Vehicles

VTS members can enjoy the following new webinars available at the VTS Resource Center for free, simply sign in with your IEEE Web Account. Read more...

From the IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine
Autonomous Wireless Systems with AI
Haris Gačanin

This month, VTS Mobile World features an article published in the third quarter 2019 of IEEE VTM, which looks at autonomous wireless systems with artificial intelligence.

This feature series is adjudicated by our Associate EiC, Richard Yu. Read more...

Mobile Radio
Wireless Solutions for Agriculture 4.0
Matthias Pätzold

Ericsson Industry Connect allows communication service providers are slated to offer dedicated cellular networks at factories and warehouses, starting with 4G LTE and with a clear path to 5G. Read more...

Transportation Systems
Kansas City's New Streetcar
Harvey Glickenstein
On 13 May 2019, Kansas City, Missouri, received its latest and fifth streetcar. The new streetcar, number 805, will be joined by 806 later in 2019. Kansas City’s first streetcar service opened for revenue on 6 May 2016.
Call for Papers
VTC2020-Spring Recent Results Open Now

IEEE VTC2020-Spring is soliciting papers for its Recent Results track.

Submit papers by 20 January 2020

Our New Publication:
IEEE Open Journal of Vehicular Technology

The IEEE Open Journal of Vehicular Technology (OJVT) is a new gold-standard fully open access journal of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.

IEEE OJVT is now accepting paper submissions for peer review, scheduled to be published early next year. Read more...

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